Baptist Health Systems is the parent company of Baptist Medical Center, The Mississippi Hospital for Restorative Care, Baptist Medical Center Leake and a number of related healthcare services and programs. From its beginnings in 1908 as Jackson’s first hospital, Baptist has continuously provided quality, compassionate, Christian-based medical care. A 15-member Board of Trustees, consisting of local business leaders, physicians and clergy, governs Baptist. Our medical staff includes approximately 450 board certified physicians representing more than 50 medical specialties.
HealthGrades listed Baptist among “America’s 100 Best” hospitals in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement, and general surgery.
No hospital in Jackson has more 5-Star Ratings than Baptist Medical Center in 2014, as recognized by HealthGrades.
Baptist is the only hospital in Mississippi to earn The Joint Commission’s (JC) Disease Specific Certification for Acute Coronary Syndrome, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Education, Outpatient Diabetes Education, and Breast Cancer. As of October 2012, Baptist is Mississippi's only, and one of only six hospitals in the nation, to earn Disease Specific Certification for Prematurity (for our care of premature infants) and for Pre-term Labor (for our care of high risk pregnancy patients). Baptist also earned Advance Certification for its Primary Stroke Center.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi designated Baptist as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi named Baptist as Mississippi’s first Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi designated Baptist as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery.
Baptist’s Center for Breast Health was the first in Mississippi to receive accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
Baptist treats more Cancer patients than any hospital in Mississippi, and is designated as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
Baptist Medical Center is a well-known and well-respected destination for healthcare, treating patients from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Although our primary service area is Central Mississippi, in particular Hinds, Madison and Rankin Counties, annually Baptist has patients from all 82 counties in Mississippi.
Baptist Medical Clinic is a network of primary care and specialty clinics located throughout the metro Jackson area.
Baptist’s Code of Ethics and Business Conduct summarizes the principles that guide us in our continuing efforts to provide outstanding patient care and to recognize outstanding employee performance. Read the Code of Ethics.
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